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Thursday, February 11 2016

The Lisu National Development Party won five constituencies in the 2015 general elections, two seats in the Lower House, ...

Wednesday, February 10 2016

Yangon Region Legislative Assembly speaker Tin Maung Tun told Mizzima yesterday, 9 February, that the new Yangon ...

Wednesday, February 10 2016

Clad in distinctive traditional orange jackets and tops, dozens of National League for Democracy (NLD) representatives walked into ...

Myanmar president Thein Sein delivers a speech during the Peace Conference at the Myanmar Convention Center in Naypyitaw, Myanmar, 12 January 2016. Photo: Nyein Chan Naing/EPA
Tuesday, February 9 2016

Myanmar’s President Thein Sein called on lawmakers on Monday to safeguard the country’s constitution by amending or nullifying ...

A parliament building in Nay Pyi Taw. Photo: Hong Sar/Mizzima
Monday, February 8 2016

Parliament has said that 17 March will be the date that nominees for the positions of President and two vice-presidents will be announced.

Monday, February 8 2016

The office of Speaker in the new Karen State Hluttaw (parliament) will go to a National League for Democracy (NLD) Member of ...

Thursday, February 4 2016

The new Rakhine State Parliament will convene on 8 February 2016, according to the Rakhine State Parliament Office in Sittwe.

Daw Thandar, a well-known human rights activist, is one of the hundreds of new members of parliament.  (Credit: Thin Lei Win/Myanmar Now)
Thursday, February 4 2016

Less than two years ago, Thandar, a well-known human rights activist who has been imprisoned, lost her husband.

Monday, February 1 2016

As the National League for Democracy (NLD) prepares ...

Members of Parliament arrive to attend the first session of Parliament in Nay Pyi Taw on February 1, 2016. Photo: Hein Ko Soe/Mizzima
Monday, February 1 2016

The two outgoing vice-presidents were absent today, 1 February,for the first day of the first session of the second parliament.

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